I arrived

Today finally I arrived in Los Angeles. I am so happy

US Poetry Month

This April, US Poetry Month, I will travel from East to West coast to promote LA Poetry Beach and it’s side events LAPD and the Poetry Train. During my trip I will visit +/- 120 independent bookstores, libraries, musea and festivals in 64 cities / 20 states along the route. Presentation LA Poetry Beach Promotion… Continue reading US Poetry Month

Paradise for the poets

A few weeks ago I found in The Winslow Mail (1919-02-14) this article and I think it’s really funny. PARADISE FOR THE POETS World Surely Would Be Pleasant Dwelling Place If All Sweet Singers Were Endowed. (read under the image the text) A contemporary suggests that poets and poetry—be endowed. Should such a great and… Continue reading Paradise for the poets

This Lamar Town

At HPPR Radio I found this great Lola Sperra poem called This Lamar Town. I love it! This Lamar Town I grew up in this Lamar town When many stores were easily foundBen Franklins, Duckwalls and more were aroundThat’s how it was in this Lamar town.  Corner Pharmacy, JC Penny, were also in townSaturday nights… Continue reading This Lamar Town

Ten pioniers

This are the first 10 independent bookstores and libraries that accepted my proposal to visit them during the April Poetry Month: Harriett’s Bookshop in Philadelphia, PAThis independent bookshop & writing space celebrating female writers, activists, and artists. The Book Rack in Cincinnati, OHServing bibliophiles on Cincinnati’s east side. Galesburg Public Library in Galesburg, ILThis library… Continue reading Ten pioniers

Library of Congress

It’s a pitty that I couldn’t register our LAPB2021 poetrybook because the book will appear every year and that makes it a periodic interval and this kind of publication are not eligible for the PCN Program! Bad luck!